What are the dynamics in multi-cultural families? What about the trauma that is sure to come with any adoption? How does society receive white families who adopt outside their race? How does the black and brown community feel about it? How does society as a whole feel about it?
Curator of the This Mom Knows Podcast, Jenn Uren and her husband, Jim, got the surprise of their lives after raising three biological children. Jenn tells us the story of how a toddler and an infant ended up with her last name in the most unexpected way and at an “interesting” time in life.
Jenn brings a lot of attention and education in this episode regarding her greatest fears for her children–all of them. She discusses pre adoption trauma both with her adopted children as well as her biological children. Jenn discusses identity, and how she ensures her children know exactly who they are.